Hasbro has called off talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., leading to a 14% drop in share price for DreamWorks (eliminating any gains in price made after reports of the merger talks first surfaced). A number of reasons are being cited by news sources, including a negative response from Hasbro shareholders, an insurmountable gap […]
TOYS“R”US® BECOMES THE TRAINING ZONE FOR TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES EXCITEMENT Toys“R”Us Stores Nationwide Offer an All-New Assortment of Toys Based on Kid-Favorite Nickelodeon TV Series, an Interactive ‘Turtles in Training’ Sweepstakes and More Toys“R”Us to Host October 9 Meet and Greet at Flagship Store in New York with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Voice Actors […]
Mondo is generally known for its geek apparel and posters – especially its dedication to film and television minutiae such as its t-shirt line based on the carpet patterns from the film, “The Shining”. But now the company will be expanding to toy lines and will be bringing its wares to this year’s annual convention […]
Popular British children’s animation series “Peppa Pig” is already shown on television stations in both Russia and Ukraine but both countries are set to be invaded by Peppa Pig merchandise as the E1 Studio responsible for producing it will expand their licensing agreement that will have plush toys, wooden toys and bath toys coming to […]
The official Transformers YouTube channel today unveiled a trilogy of cartoon shots instructing one on how to properly ride a mighty Dinobot. Inspired by theatrical shorts from Warner Brothers and Disney, the shorts are a comedic promotion for the upcoming Transformers 4: Age of Extinction and its related toyline, both of which introduce the fan […]
Lego Toon News: "Simpsons" Minifigures Revealed, Village Roadshow Pictures Cut Out of "Lego Movie 2"
Dark Horse Comics and Nickelodeon are expanding their successful publishing partnership of comics based on Avatar the Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra to begin selling merchandise based on the two shows starting in May 2014. Among the merchandise being planned are limited-edition statues, figurines, busts, plush figures, drinking glasses, cups, coffee mugs, coaster […]
Build-A-Bear Workshop Makes a Splash with New SpongeBob SquarePants Collection Company introduces collection of plush friends based on the global pop culture icon ST. LOUIS (May 14, 2013) – Build-A-Bear Workshop®, the interactive entertainment retailer of customizable stuffed animals, announced today a new relationship with Nickelodeon to bring the hit animated series, SpongeBob SquarePants, to […]